In celebration of Earth Month, BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO) and BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (BRAVO!), BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BBRG) concepts, will partner with Parducci Wine Cellars to help AMERICAN FORESTS meet their goal to plant 100 million trees by 2020. With BBRG and Parducci’s generous support, AMERICAN FORESTS will plant 5,000 trees in devastated forests within the United States. The trees will be planted in honor of Parducci wine sales through the month of April, which are available at all BRIO and BRAVO! locations.
“We are excited to participate in AMERICAN FORESTS’ efforts,” said Angelica Sbai, beverage coordinator of BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group. “Partnering with Parducci has allowed us to offer the highest quality sustainable wines to our guests.”
BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group invites their guests to raise a glass to sustainable living with featured wines from Parducci. “We are responsible stewards of the land, protecting it for current and future generations,” said Parducci managing partner Tom Thornhill. “Our efforts result in healthier soil, balanced grapes, and higher-quality wines.” Guests can enjoy Parducci’s Sustainable Red, Sustainable White, and Chardonnay by the glass or bottle at all BRIO and BRAVO! locations.
About BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group Inc.BBRG is the owner and operator of two leading upscale affordable growth concepts, BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (“BRAVO!”) and BRIO Tuscan Grille (“BRIO”). We have positioned our brands as multifaceted culinary destinations that deliver the ambiance, design elements and food quality reminiscent of fine dining restaurants at a value typically offered by casual dining establishments, a combination known as the upscale affordable dining segment. We also own and operate Bon Vie Bistro in Columbus, Ohio, which combines classic comfort cooking with traditional bistro fare. For more information about BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, visit www.bbrg.com. Follow us on Twitter (@brioitalian, @bravo_italian) and on Facebook at facebook.com/brioitalian and facebook.com/bravoitalian. About Parducci Wine Cellars Parducci is "Family Farmed," locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. They are committed to sustainable winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting their community and local farmers. Owned by Tom and Tim Thornhill and Paul Dolan, the winery operates with high standards and broad eco-practices: certified sustainable farming practices, support of local family farms and the Mendocino community, water reduction, reuse and recycling programs, carbon neutrality, use of 100% green power, and earth-friendly packaging. Parducci Wine Cellars twice (2007, 2009) received the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, California’s highest environmental honor. www.parducci.com About AMERICAN FORESTS As the nation's oldest nonprofit conservation organization, AMERICAN FORESTS has been an influential voice for conservation and the environment since its founding in 1875. They work with individuals, communities, and policy makers to protect and restore forests around the world, and raise awareness of how important these ecosystems are to all life forms AMERICAN FORESTS’ Global ReLeaf® initiative is a reforestation program that focuses on planting trees to restore damaged forest ecosystems in sites across the country and around the world. These trees, remove carbon dioxide from our atmosphere, provide habitat for endangered species, clean waterways, and much more. Americanforests.org.